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Hebrew Family Vocabulary: Part 1 Posted by on Feb 21, 2021

מִשְׁפָּחָה זֶה הַכָּל (family is everything), as Israelis say. And family vocabulary is essential for every language learner. Let’s start with some basic family members vocabulary. A joyful Israeli nursery rhyme called הַמִּשְׁפָּחָה שֶׁלׅי (my family) is about a little boy’s birthday party. Songs, gifts, and, of course, family are all part of the celebration…

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Coronavirus in Israel: Israel Eases Third Lockdown Posted by on Feb 9, 2021

It’s been a year since the coronavirus arrived in Israel in February 2020. Since then Israel imposed three full nationwide lockdowns. A third lockdown on Israel started on December 2020. הַנִּצָּחוֹן עַל הַמַּגֵּפָה בְּמֶרְחָק נְגִיעָה (victory over the pandemic is within reach), announced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, referring to the deal with Pfizer for enough…

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